Article Abstract

Induced pluripotent stem cells, form in vitro tissue engineering to in vivo allogeneic transplantation

Authors: Yi-Chen Li, Kai Zhu, Tai-Horng Young

Abstract

Stem cell therapy brings a new hope and provides an alternative therapeutic strategy for treatment of human diseases in clinical therapy. Due to the stemness characteristics, stem cells are considered as a potential tool to understand and model many critical diseases such as Alzheimer’s (1), cardiovascular (2), cancer diseases (3) etc.